(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
This course explores the relationships between living organisms and their environment. Major topics include introductions to ecology, evolution, the natural history of Alberta, and ecological interactions. An understanding of biodiversity, species at risk issues and natural resource management will be developed. Recreational impacts on ecological systems will be examined as well. This course is intended for students in the Bachelor of Applied Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership program.